Best Adult Diapers to Stay Confident and Active This Season and All Year Long

As we age, our needs evolve. Don't let leakage fears limit your active lifestyle. While pads work for some, adult diapers offer reliable protection and peace of mind for all ages.

In managing incontinence you may find your current solution isn't ideal and start to explore for something better. Finding the right fit, absorbency, and odor control is sometimes where people get started. Just remember you are not alone.

NorthShore high-quality diapers cater to various needs. Explore our guide of top sellers and features to discover the perfect match for your situation. Enjoy the freedom and peace of mind you deserve – in every season.

Navigating the world of adult diapers can feel overwhelming. But fear not!

Here's a simple guide to help you find the ideal fit for your needs:

1. Know Your Needs:

    • Absorbency: Consider your level of incontinence. Light leaks call for lower absorbency, while heavy bladder issues might require maximum absorbency.

    • Activity Level: Are you active or mostly sedentary? Choose a diaper that allows for movement and comfort.

    • Skin Sensitivity: Opt for breathable materials if you're prone to irritation.

2. Fit is Key:

    • Snug, not Tight: The diaper should fit snugly without restricting movement or causing discomfort.

    • Leg Cuffs: Ensure a snug fit around the legs to prevent leaks.

3. Explore Brands and Styles:

    • Disposable vs. Reusable: Weigh convenience against cost and environmental impact.

    • Features: Consider odor control, wetness indicators, and discreet designs.

4. Seek Guidance:

    • Talk to your doctor: Discuss your needs and get professional recommendations.

    • Online resources: Utilize websites and guides for in-depth information and reviews.


  • There's no "one-size-fits-all" solution. Finding the right diaper is a personal journey.

  • Don't hesitate to ask for help from healthcare professionals or incontinence specialists.

  • Embrace the freedom and confidence that comes with finding the perfect fit!

Here are a few of our Top Sellers with benefits and features:

MEGAMAX Adult Diapers

MEGAMAX is the superhero of adult diapers. MEGAMAX offers up to 12 hours of protection for urine and bowel leaks. MEGAMAX is the only adult diaper with 12 hours (overnight) protection. 

MegaMax Adult Diapers

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The average bladder can hold up to 16 ounces of liquid. MEGAMAX can hold up to 42 ounces (over 5 cups). In comparison to other brands, MEGAMAX is the winner in absorbency. 

MEGAMAX offers a super-strong, waterproof plastic exterior. If you are managing heavy bowel leaks, get an adult diaper with a plastic backing. The plastic controls odors and prevents sagging when the diaper is full. 

Odor Control
The plastic backing helps to contain odors from heavy urine and bowel voids. 

MEGAMAX is the best for heavy to total urinary and bowel incontinence. Its core wicks away wetness from the body, keeping the skin dry. 

Benefits & Features:

  • Super-strong refastenable tabs

  • Unisex

  • Improved sizing with elastic in the front and rear waistbands 

  • Available in black, white, blue, pink, and tie-dye 

“MEGAMAX Briefs are amazing. The capacity is top-notch. The absorbency has kept up all night. The black color gives me confidence. If the diaper peaks over the top of my clothing, it is not easily noticeable under dark clothing.”

- Charles E., Verified Buyer of NorthShore

MEGAMAX AirLock Lite Adult Diapers with Tabs

If you are looking for a lighter but still dependable adult diaper with tabs, then consider MEGAMAX AirLock Lites. They offer the same great qualities as MEGAMAX AirLock Briefs with slightly less absorbency while also being lighter and less bulky.

MEGAMAX AirLock Lite Adult Diapers with Tabs

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MEGAMAX AirLock Lites hold up to 30 ounces of liquid. 

MEGAMAX AirLock Lite Briefs offer a soft, waterproof, breathable backing with a plastic frontal landing zone for refastenable adhesive tabs

Odor Control
MEGAMAX AirLock Lite Briefs offer excellent odor protection for urinary and bowel voids.

MEGAMAX AirLock Lite Briefs offer up to 6 hours of protection.

Benefits & Features:

  • Tall stand-up leak guards 

  • Refastenable tape tabs with plastic frontal landing zone

  • Elastic waistbands in the front and rear 

  • Improved sizing & comfort for a better fit

“These are the best cloth-backed diapers I have ever purchased. The tapes are rock solid and I also noticed the moisture wicking is pretty phenomenal. My partner has also said these look very discrete and that it’s very hard to tell I’m wearing a brief. All in all, these are my new favorite daytime go-to briefs.”

- Patrick S., Verified Buyer of NorthShore

Supreme Diapers for Adults 

If you are looking for a premium adult diaper with comfort and protection, consider Supreme Tab-Style Briefs. They offer a special Microsorb lining that wicks away wetness and keeps skin dry. 

Supreme Diapers for Adults

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Supreme Briefs can hold up to 42 ounces. 

Supreme offers a smooth, waterproof plastic exterior that contains odors and prevents sagging.  

Odor Control 
Supreme Briefs offer a heavy-duty plastic backing to help with odors and sagging. 

The brief offers up to 8 hours of protection. Supreme is a reliable diaper for daytime or overnight protection.

Benefits & Features:

  • Tall stand-up leak guards for added leakage protection

  • Wide coverage in the front and rear

  • Unisex

"I've tried almost every brand of adult diaper out there, and the NorthShore Supreme is among the best I have worn. They absorb urine incredibly well! I never feel wet or soggy wearing them. I always feel dry and comfy.” 

- Ian J., Verified Reviewer of NorthShore 

GoSupreme Pull-on Diapers

If you are looking for pull-up style diapers, there are options for you. Adult pull-ons are more comfortable and absorbent than they were ten years ago. GoSupreme is a top pull-on diaper for urinary and bowel containment. 

Today adult pull-on diapers have the best wicking technology, comfort, and fit. 

GoSupreme Pull-on Diapers

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GoSupreme holds up to 38 ounces of liquid. 

GoSupreme Protective Underwear offers a soft, waterproof, breathable backing. The backing is ideal for individuals with sensitive skin.

Odor Control 
Excellent for urinary and bowel voids.

It offers individuals up to 8 hours of protection. 

Benefits & Features: 

  • Smaller leg openings

  • Dual leak guards for added leakage protection 

  • Strong, comfortable waistband

  • Unisex

“I tried three different types of adult diapers. GoSupreme Underwear is by far the best. They were comfortable and did not leak after wearing them for over 4 hours. I highly recommend this underwear.” 

- Karen S., Verified Buyer of NorthShore 

GoSupreme Lite Adult Pull Ups

To finish up, we have the lighter version, GoSupreme Lite Protective Underwear. This underwear is a great daytime option for individuals who may not need as much absorbency. 

GoSupreme Lite Adult Pullups

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GoSupreme Lite holds up to 28 ounces of liquid.

GoSupreme Lite offers a soft, waterproof, breathable cloth-like backing. Ideal for individuals with sensitive skin. 

Odor Control
Excellent for urinary and bowel voids.

The underwear offers up to 6 hours of protection. A reliable product to use during the day. 

Benefits & Features: 

  • Dual leak guards

  • Discreet fit

  • Comfortable waistband

  • Unisex

"Great, great, great. Give this one a try. They last longer and give more protection."

- Lydia F., Verified Buyer of NorthShore 

NorthShore Adult Diapers Comparison Chart

Fall adult diapers comparison chart with sizes, protection, style and more

Seasons change, needs change, but confidence lasts. Find the adult diaper that empowers you to live life to the fullest. Our guide offers comprehensive tips, and MEGAMAX, Supreme Briefs, and GoSupreme Underwear are just a few popular choices. Explore, discover your perfect fit, and embrace all that life has to offer—every season!  Check out our Product Finder tool to get you started!

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Products Featured In This Article

NorthShore MegaMax Overnight Diaper Style Briefs with Tabs
Top Seller
Maximum Absorbency

Starting at $13.99 FSA/HSA Eligible

NorthShore MegaMax AirLock Lite Breathable Diaper Style Briefs with Tabs
NorthShore Supreme Tab-Style Briefs

Starting at $13.50 FSA/HSA Eligible

NorthShore GoSupreme Overnight Incontinence Underwear
Top Seller

Starting at $8.99 FSA/HSA Eligible

NorthShore GoSupreme Lite Incontinence Underwear
Staff Pick

Starting at $7.25 FSA/HSA Eligible